Thursday Habs Headlines: Will Brendan Gallagher be part of the rebuild?
In today’s links, will Gallagher be a Hab next season, Harvey-Pinard looking forward to showing what he can do in the NHL, Canucks used their mulligan, and more.
Montreal Canadiens News and Notes
- Will there still be a place for Brendan Gallagher as Kent Hughes reshapes the team, or will we see him head to sunny LA? [Montreal Gazette]
- Rafael Harvey-Pinard earned himself a call-up on Wednesday and Martin St. Louis is “very intrigued” to see what he can do. [Sportsnet]
- Harvey-Pinard is excited about the opportunity and plans to show what he can do. [NHL]
- Tonight it’s the battle of the six-game skid as the Philadelphia Flyers visit Montreal. [Gwinnitt Daily Post]/
Around the League and Elsewhere
- Tom Renney announced his retirement as the CEO of Hockey Canada and Scott Smith will be stepping into the role. [TSN]
- The Vancouver Canucks used their one mulligan on the Ottawa Senators. Sitting four points out of a wildcard spot, they must play to win. [Sportsnet]
- The Toronto Maple Leafs’ vets plan to be a big factor in the playoffs. [TSN]
- Out for at least a week with a lower-body injury, the Carolina Hurricanes are concerned about their goaltender Frederik Andersen as they head into the playoffs. [NHL]
- Professional women’s hockey player and Team USA Gold Medalist Amanda Kessel is the first hire of the Pittsburgh Penguins Executive Management Program. [NHL]/